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Nigeria’s headline inflation rises to 13.71% in September

Nigeria’s headline inflation for the month of September recorded a 49-basis point rise to 13.71 per cent year-on-year, compared to the 13.22 per cent recorded in August. Food inflation increased for the 14th consecutive month to 16.66 per cent year-on-year. Financial Derivatives say Nigeria’s upward inflationary pressures are exerted by a string of factors compounded by the electricity tariff hike, currency weakness and forex scarcity. Funmi Adebowale, Research Analyst at Financial Derivatives joins CNBC Africa for more.

Thu, 15 Oct 2020 15:04:48 GMT
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